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'Slumdog Millionaire': The Great Escape

Danny Boyle's film is a hugely appealing slice of old-school Hollywood -- and Bollywood -- escapism.
Metroland  |  John Brodeur  |  12-18-2008  |  Reviews

'Slumdog Millionaire' is Worth the Pricenew

I'm not entirely sure how a film in which a small boy gets permanently blinded by someone deliberately pouring hot liquid onto his eyeballs while he's unconscious ends up being hyped (by critics and audiences alike) as the "feel-good" movie of the year, but that's the strange case with Slumdog Millionaire.
Creative Loafing (Charlotte)  |  Matt Brunson  |  12-10-2008  |  Reviews

'Slumdog Millionaire' Director Talks About Mumbai Before the Terrornew

English director Danny Boyle was visiting Seattle a while back, raving about the inspiration Mumbai provided during the filming of his acclaimed new Slumdog Millionaire. Then we all know what happened in that city.
Seattle Weekly  |  Brian Miller  |  12-08-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

Terror Unlike the Usual Terrors: A Report from Mumbainew

Mumbai, India has endured terrorist attacks for decades, but the November assault on the Taj Mahal Hotel stopped the city in its tracks.
Boston Phoenix  |  Kathryn Gearhart  |  12-03-2008  |  International

From Manchester to Mumbai with Danny Boylenew

He wanted to make a movie from inside, and he's succeeded with Slumdog Millionaire, a vibrant, fast-paced, gorgeously mounted and soulful Oliver Twist makeover about Jamal, an inner-city youth who reaches the finals of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
L.A. Weekly  |  Ella Taylor  |  11-14-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

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